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6th Contract year: MV-Coruisk, grant, fuel, replacement bus: FOI release

Published: 18 Jul 2018

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
18 Jul 2018
6th Contract year: MV-Coruisk, grant, fuel, replacement bus: FOI release

FOI reference: FOI/18/01686
Date received: 19 June 2018
Date responded: 17 July 2018

Information requested

a. For the 6th contract year, the actual subsidy amount, split between grant and fuel payments

b. For the 6th contract year, the cost of the charter for the MV Coruisk.

c. For the 6th contract year, the cost of the replacement bus service.

d. For the 6th contract year, the subsidy cost of in relation s5.7.1 (a) and s5.7.1 (b).

e. For the 6th contract year, the financial breakdown and detail of any other contract variations to the PSC with Argyll Ferries.

Response

a. For the 6th contract year, the actual subsidy amount, split between grant and fuel payments The actual subsidy amount, split between grant and fuel payments was £3,530,421 and £246,780 respectively.

b. For the 6th contract year, the cost of the charter for the MV Coruisk.
The information was recently answered as part of Parliamentary Question S5W-17128 and is available from the following website.

http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/28877.aspx?SearchType=Advance&ReferenceNumbers=S5W-17128&ResultsPerPage=10

c. For the 6th contract year, the cost of the replacement bus service. The cost of the replacement bus service for the sixth contract year was £213,467.

d. For the 6th contract year, the subsidy cost of in relation s5.7.1 (a) and s5.7.1 (b). The subsidy in relation to the sixth contract year in relation to s5.7.1(a) and s5.7.1(b) of the Public Service Contract between Argyll Ferries Limited and Scottish Ministers was £0

e. For the 6th contract year, the financial breakdown and detail of any other contract variations to the PSC with Argyll Ferries.

Variations to the Public Service Contract, including the 6th contract year have previously been provided to you as part of https://beta.gov.scot/publications/foi-17-01857/

Subsequent to FoI/17/01857, there have been further approved variations to the contract, which are detailed as follows;

Employer Pension Cost £20,000.00
Additional Maintenance £75,549.15

  • please note that due to decisions taken by Scottish Ministers, the vessels which operate the service were used more frequently that originally anticipated. Consequently, any additional maintaintance costs over and above that which was already included in the Public Service Contract were allocated to Transport Scotland.

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